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WizKid, Iceprince, Sarkodie For 2012 BET Awards Nominations

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Nigerian music artistes, Wizkid and Iceprince have been nominated for the 2012 edition of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards holding later this year in the United States of America.

They both have Ghana's Sarkodie, Kenya's Camp Mulla, Mali's Mokobe and South Africa's Lira to battle with in winning the coveted prize.

The award will hold on July 1, 2012 at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles. It will be hosted by top US actor, Samuel L. Jackson.

Both Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown would be performing at the awards. There would also be a tribute for late US singer, Whitney Houston.

D'banj and 2Face Idibia are past winners of BET award.

Here is the full nominees' list

Best Female R&B Artist
Marsha Ambrosius
Beyoncé
Mary J. Blige
Melanie Fiona
Rihanna

Best Male R&B Artist
Chris Brown
Bruno Mars
Miguel
Trey Songz
Usher

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist
Big Sean
Drake
J. Cole
Lil Wayne
Rick Ross
Young Jeezy

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj
Diamond
Trina
Brianna Perry

Best Group
Bad Meets Evil
Diddy-Dirty Money
Maybach Music Group
Mindless Behavior
The Throne

Best New Artist
A$AP Rocky
Big Sean
Diggy
Future
Meek Mill

Best Collaboration
Beyoncé ft J. Cole – “Party””
Big Sean ft Kanye West & Roscoe Dash –
“Marvin & Chardonnay”
DJ Khaled ft Drake, Rick Ross, and Lil Wayne
– “I'm On One”
Drake ft Lil Wayne and Tyga – “The Motto”
The Throne ft Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Video of the Year
Beyoncé – “Countdown”
Beyoncé – “Love on Top”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Ni**as in Paris”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”
Usher – “Climax”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé and Alan Ferguson
Benny Boom
Chris Brown and Godfrey Tabarez
Kanye West
Hype Williams

Best Gospel
Yolanda Adams
Kim Burrell
James Fortune & FIYA
Fred Hammond
Trin-I-Tee 5:7

YoungStars Award
Astro
Diggy
Jacob Latimore
Keke Palmer
Willow Smith

Viewers' Choice Award
Drake ft Lil Wayne & Tyga – “The Motto”
Beyoncé – “Love onTop”
Chris Brown – “Turn Up the Music”
Mindless Behavior – “Hello”
The Throne ft Otis Redding – “Otis”
Wale ft Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”

Centric Award
Common
Estelle
Robert Glasper
Robin Thicke
Tyrese

Best International Act: U.K.
Estelle
Labrinth
Emeli Sande
Sway
Wretch 32

Best International Act: Africa
Camp Mulla (Kenya)
Ice Prince (Nigeria)
Lira (South Africa)
Mokobe (Mali)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Actress
Angela Bassett
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Regina King
Zoe Saldana

Best Actor
Don Cheadle
Common
Idris Elba
Kevin Hart
Denzel Washington

Best Movie
Good Deeds
Jumping the Broom
Laugh at My Pain
Red Tails
The Help

Sportswoman of the Year
Skylar Diggins
Candace Parker
Brittney Griner
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Sportsman of the Year
Carmelo Anthony
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James
Victor Cruz
Kevin Durant

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